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  1. Proud new owner XL1000 V5

    So just bought it its silver/black 2005 abs 22k on it,i have fitted a new front tyre(metzler tourance) have bought a new chain and sprockets and my question is,does anyone know the correct torque settings for the front sprocket and the nuts for the rear sprocket,i live in londonderry n.ireland...
  2. For sale: Leo Vince xl700 connector pipe

    Hi, I haven't been around for a while, having sold the transalp to my brother. He uses it mostly for touring, and so finds the setup of connector pipe and Leo Vince exhaust a bit loud (but it's great fun for hooning around). I've reinstalled the original HEAVY! silencer box for him and am now...
  3. Hello - New Member

    Hello All. This is my first post on this forum so i would like to introduce myself. Coming from a Fazer 600 to a Transalp 700 2013 and I am excited to hear all your experiences and knowledge and share my ones as much. I am living in Ireland for the past 17 years and been riding only for the past...
  4. Germany to Scotland

    Africa Twin
    Hello. The wife and I will be setting out for our first long distance trip on the bike. We originally planned on going to Ireland too, but have cut it down. We're going from Dover to Windsor tomorrow afternoon and then from Windsor to Lancaster on the 15th. On the 16th we'll be bumping around...
  5. For Sale: Stefter Sprocket for Rd07A + some other bits

    For Sale / Wanted
    hey all I have my Africa twin Sprocket I got from Stefter, never used or fitted to the bike . 50 euro including postage to Ireland/UK additionally I have a set of headlights €100 (V good condition) and a fully functional Trip computer. €150 . Postage is a little more on those due to size and...
  6. Wanted: Cagiva Elefant

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I've always found the forum great for advice and parts for my Rd04 and Xl600 lmf . After a trip to Ireland on the Africa twin last year I had to regrettably sell it ,the XL is undergoing a restoration which is slow progress. I am now looking for a Cagiva elefant 900 a bit of a long shot but if...
  7. TouraTech travel event Ireland

    Meet Ups / Rideouts Anyone going to this?
  8. Sore backside ?

    Hi folks just back from my first long distance tour 2500 miles around the coast of Ireland one thing that has left an impression on me is the discomfort I have been in due to the shape of the seat on my 650 Transalp. Does anyone know of a replacement seat similar to the Africa Twin Enduro style...
  9. Newbie from N/Ireland

    Dominator / FMX
    Thought i should say hello to everyone. Bought myself a bike i have fancied for nigh on 30 years, a 1989 nx650. Took for its mot today and she passed with flying colour, after the test i went on a 30 mile ride over the mountain, first impression ? absolutely BONKERS FUN:blob5:. Cant wait to get...
  10. sprocket carrier bearing seal

    my sprocket carrier bearing is knackered and I need to replace it and the seal that covers it . the seal that wemoto offers is the wrong size and I feel this is the reason the bearing failed . I have found a cheaper alternative koyo bearing on ebay from brooksbarn Honda XL 600 VK Transalp 1990...
  11. Rough running?

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi I'm experiencing some rough running whilst the engine is ticking over I think it's referred to as hunting, it also seems to miss fire occasionally on a steady throttle at around 2000 rpm with a soft sort of wet fart backfire on the overrun. Can anyone put there finger on a reason for these...
  12. GPS woe's

    Hi are there any GPS experts on the forum? I am planning a trip around the coast of Ireland this year, I'm plotting my route using the on line satmap xpedition software and downloading as GPX Tracks. All well and good so far, after sorting the glitch with satmaps format I import them to...
  13. My speedo stopped working

    Africa Twin
    So I picked up my new to me RD07 a week ago in Ireland. I'm in Italy now, after about 1,000 miles, and the speedometer has stopped working. It was a bit "bouncy" before, but then about 1 hour after I spray washed the bike, the speedo stopped all together. I checked the cable on both ends and it...
  14. Free to good home!

    I have an ad in the For Sale/Wanted section, see here. It's for an exhaust system , original screen and belly pan for a Transalp 700. Every thing is free but it's collection only due to postage cost of the exhaust. I'm in Northern Ireland. Regards Graeme
  15. For Sale: XRV750 RD07A Frame for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    If anyone is intrested I have an RD07A frame, which has been beed blasted and powder coated, for sale. Please note that although the frame is stright it cannot be used on UK roads as the bike has been a CAT B cosmetic write off. However it can be used off road the frame is stright with the only...
  16. For Sale: 2001 Africa Twin Rd07a breaking..

    eBay - Africa Twin
    P and T bike breakers... Cork Ireland.... Home Ireland phone - 00353 21 4379827 [email protected] he is breaking an entire 2001 RD07a... has everything except the engine.. (which I just bought) but has the rest of the bike parts for sale.
  17. newbie hello

    Africa Twin
    hi im greg from northern ireland just bought myself an rd04 looking forward to a great forumn hope i can be off help to someone
  18. For Sale: Garmin Zumo cradle CANBUS power lead

    For Sale / Wanted
    dunno if this works on all bikes.. but I had it on my R1200 GSA, for connecting from the head-stock power connection to the cradle of my Garmin Zumo 30 euro posted (to Ireland or UK) . Payment by Paypal (gift option please) ta iain
  19. Motorcycle Cinema & Open Weekend, Gorey , Wexford , Ireland.

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    nice little meet up in March... be a few bikes about I reckon.. he is probably doing this both sides of the pond.. but in case anyone fancies a weekend away, or a trip up to it from around Ireland. Motorcycle Cinema & Open Weekend Facebook page, for all you folks who have an account...